RCC Honors History Project

Posts for Week of October 26

Posted by sierralapoint on November 2, 2009

This is an anonymous account of the Boston Massacre, dated March 1770.

http://www.patriotresource.com/documents/bostonmass/anonymous.html

This is John Hancock’s 1774 Oration about the Boston Massacre, dated March 5, 1774.

http://www.patriotresource.com/documents/bostonmass/hancock.html

The next three are actual legislation that was passed leading up to the revolution.  Considered in the context of the Boston Massacre, and everything else we’ve been studying, it seems less and less surprising that these acts led to an uprising.

The Declaratory Act of March 18, 1766

http://www.patriotresource.com/documents/declact.html

The Townshend Act of July 2, 1767

http://www.patriotresource.com/documents/townshend.html

The Boston Non-Importation Agreement of August 1, 1768

http://www.patriotresource.com/documents/bostonimp.html

 

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